The table below looks at the statistics for Change Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Management over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Management
Rank 13 32 20
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Contract jobs citing Change Management 15 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 9.38% 3.41% 4.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.63% 3.91% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£600 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.61% +14.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+11.32% -11.66%
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Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
129 179 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 80.63% 87.32% 69.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 60 30
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £222 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 31 21
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.07 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.77% +0.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.60 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Change Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Change Management across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Change Management Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Change Management
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Change Management across the Chester region.

Change Management Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Change Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Management across the Chester region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Change Management Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Change Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Change Management across the Chester region.

Change Management Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Change Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Change Management.

1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) HP
3 6 (31.58%) CCIE
3 6 (31.58%) CCNP
3 6 (31.58%) CCNA
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (31.58%) Banking
3 6 (31.58%) HP NNM
3 6 (31.58%) NetScout
3 6 (31.58%) CMDB
3 6 (31.58%) Opsware
3 6 (31.58%) Network Management
3 6 (31.58%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (31.58%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) Local Government
4 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (10.53%) Remedy
6 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.53%) ETL
6 2 (10.53%) SAS
6 2 (10.53%) BMC
6 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Change Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Change Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (5.26%) SAP FI
2 1 (5.26%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (5.26%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Route 53
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Banking
3 4 (21.05%) Local Government
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Network Specialist
2 5 (26.32%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) ICT Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Data Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Project Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Data Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Development Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) CMDB
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Network Management
1 6 (31.58%) Root Cause Analysis
1 6 (31.58%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Data Management
4 2 (10.53%) Data Validation
4 2 (10.53%) Data Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.53%) ETL
4 2 (10.53%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (10.53%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (10.53%) Validation
4 2 (10.53%) Data Governance
4 2 (10.53%) Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) Master Data Management
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) CCIE
1 6 (31.58%) CCNP
1 6 (31.58%) CCNA
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) HP NNM
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) HP
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco
2 6 (31.58%) NetScout
2 6 (31.58%) Opsware
3 2 (10.53%) BMC
3 2 (10.53%) Remedy
4 1 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Dell
4 1 (5.26%) EMC
4 1 (5.26%) RightScale
4 1 (5.26%) SAP